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Top tips for finding South Lake Tahoe hotel deals
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in South Lake Tahoe, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in South Lake Tahoe in November and April.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in South Lake Tahoe if you stay on a Monday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book at least 17 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your South Lake Tahoe hotel.
The cheapest 3-star hotel room in South Lake Tahoe found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $34, while the most expensive was $630.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in South Lake Tahoe for 6 days.
If you're traveling to South Lake Tahoe and want to stay in the nicest hotel in the area, a great choice would be The Landing Resort and Spa or The Edgewood Tahoe Resort, which features a private beach, as well as a spa and wellness center.
If you know that you'll be making trips around the lake or to places like Carson City, you'll want a hotel right on Highway 50 to the north of South Lake Tahoe. The Montbleu Resort Casino & Spa is a great choice for this area and that also features an indoor pool and on-site restaurant.
If you’re planning to try some water sports on a beautiful summer day in South Lake Tahoe, you will find plenty of water-sports businesses right along the water just to the north of South Lake Tahoe. The Cedar Inn and Suites offers a location close to these businesses, plus they even have their own private beach.
If you are looking for a great hotel for a family visit to South Lake Tahoe, why not choose the Hilton Vacation Club Lake Tahoe Resort, which features superb amenities for the entire family? The Hilton Vacation Club has both an indoor and outdoor pool, as well as a hotel restaurant.
If you’re looking for a hotel in a quieter location in a more residential setting, but that still offers quick access to everything in South Lake Tahoe, then a good choice for you is the Heavenly Valley Lodge, located near Pioneer Trail. This lodge offers amenities like free parking and much more.
Save money by booking a hotel that offers a free shuttle to the ski slopes, casinos, and airport, such as the Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe near El Dorado Beach, which also offers free parking.
For a nice hotel with an on-site spa and indoor pool, check out the Montbleu Resort Casino & Spa, which offers decent prices.
If you’re interested in gambling during your vacation, book a hotel near Harrah’s, one of South Lake Tahoe’s most popular casinos.
The Blue Jay Lodge is an affordable hotel next to Harrah’s, which in addition to its casino, features concerts and comedy shows, as well as an onsite nightclub.
For a serene vacation surrounded by spectacular nature, book a hotel directly on the lake, such as the Lake Tahoe Vacation Resort by Diamond Resorts.
To keep ski-lift ticket costs down, book a hotel that offers good package deals for their guests, such as The Squaw Valley Lodge, which frequently runs ski package deals and offers a shuttle to one of Tahoe’s main mountains.
In addition to skiing, South Lake Tahoe is a great destination for golfing. The Apex Inn is a good budget hotel near the Lake Tahoe Golf Course.
FAQs when booking a hotel in South Lake Tahoe
The Secrets Inn Lake Tahoe is a great choice for a romantic weekend for couples. This adults-only hotel features amenities like a private beach and ideal proximity to some of the great restaurants that you’ll find in South Lake Tahoe.
The Apex Inn is just a short drive from the South Lake Tahoe Airport (TVL) and features wonderful amenities like a 24-hour front desk and free parking for your vehicle.
Quite often, visitors to Lake Tahoe will make fantastic day trips to places like Virginia City, Genoa, and the beautiful Carson Valley. For these travelers, hotels with locations within reach of the highway are a must. The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe is right on Highway 50 and offers plenty of fun activities for visitors.
The Alpine Inn and Spa not only has great views of the lake, but also looks out over the Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course. In addition to its great location, this hotel offers amenities like a private beach, an airport shuttle, and free parking for guests.
If you are interested in finding hotels in South Lake Tahoe that allow dogs, you have several choices. The 3 Peaks Resort and Beach Club is a cheap option that allows guests to bring large dogs; Harvey’s Lake Tahoe Hotel and Casino only allows small dogs and charges a pet fee; and Motel 6 does not charge a pet fee and allows guests to have more than one dog.
The Montbleu Resort is a nice choice directly on The South Lake Tahoe Strip, featuring a poker room and live entertainment. Meanwhile, the Horizon Casino Resort provides guests with numerous activities, including restaurants, gambling, and movie theaters. For a good budget option, consider the Lakeside Inn and Casino where guests can enjoy nightly poker games.
Groups of friends looking for some low-key fun, that doesn’t involve the excitement of the casinos should take a look at Basecamp South Lake Tahoe. With several different room-types, including rooms with two double beds as well as bunk beds, this hotel is a great choice for groups of friends. There is also a cozy on-site bar with craft beers on tap.
Several hotels in South Lake Tahoe feature indoor pools, including The Tahoe Keys Resort, which also provides free bike-rental services and tennis courts. Budget travelers may be interested in The Lake Tahoe Vacation Resort, which features both an indoor and outdoor pool, as does The Ridge View, which offers spa services as well.
The average price of a double room in South Lake Tahoe is $327 per night. In the last 3 days, KAYAK found great deals as cheap as $61 per night.
Hotels are safe environments for travelers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in South Lake Tahoe. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.
Hotel room prices will vary depending on facilities and location. The cheapest double room in South Lake Tahoe for tonight found in the last 3 hours was $61. We also found 3-star hotels from $77 and 4-star hotels from $90.
The cheapest hotel room in South Lake Tahoe for the upcoming weekend found on KAYAK in the last 3 days was for $136 per night. For the same dates, 3-star hotel rooms have been found for as low as $136 per night and 4-star hotel rooms from $192 per night.
After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central South Lake Tahoe districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like South Lake Tahoe city center.
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